Lots 993 - 1046, Catalogue of Auction #63 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
993 **   C1, var
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r black and green, two stamps printed on grayish and white paper, both are sheet margin singles, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
994 **   C1-11
1922-27, Airplane overprint, "Fokker 111" and Air Post Congress, four complete issues, the total is 11 stamps, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
995 **/*   C6-7, C9 var
1924, "Fokker 111", black surcharges 5k, 10k and 20k, two singles and one horizontal pair, each one with offset of surcharge on gum side, full OG, NH (pair) or previously hinged, VF
100.00
996  C7a
1924, "Fokker 111", black surcharge 10k on 5r green, wide "5" variety, full OG, LH, VF, Sanabria, Kessler, Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse, C.v. $1,400
500.00
997  C7a
1924, "Fokker 111", black surcharge 10k on 5r yellow green, wide "5" variety, full OG, LH, VF, A. Diena, Romeko, Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse
500.00
998 **   C10-11, C12a-13a
1927-30, Air Post Congress and Zeppelin issue, two complete sets of two, the last one with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
999  C10 var
1927, Air Post Congress, 10k dark blue and pale brown, white spots on "A" and "7" variety (position 66), tiny natural inclusion on the left frame, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF centering
100.00
1000 **   C11 var
1927, Air Post Congress, 15k red and olive green, vertical gutter pair, some usual gum creases, mainly on the gutter, full OG, NH, VF appearance, extremely rare item in a collectible condition
500.00
1001 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set of five, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300 as hinged
250.00
1002  C15-19
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1003 **   C15, C20 var
1931, Airship, 10k dark violet, imperforated and perforated singles, both have shift of raster background, which appears as double impression of the design, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
1004 **/*   C20-24, var
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, two perforated complete sets of five, line and comb perforation, full OG, NH or LH (both 15k and 1r with line perforation, small natural inclusion), VF
100.00
1005  C21, var
1931, Airship, 15k gray blue, top sheet margin block of eight, bottom left stamp with two hatches on airship variety (position 18), CTO with full OG, VF
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100.00
1006 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, completely flawless exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1007  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF centering, C.v. $950
300.00
1008 **   C25, b var
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, engraved printing, three stamps with perforation 12 1/2 and two stamps with perforation 14, all different size of stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF
150.00
1009  C25a
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, perforation 10 1/2, full OG, light trace of hinge, fine centering, scarce perforation variety in mint condition, Raritan Stamps, Inc. guarantee (2000)
1000.00
1010 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1011  C26-29, C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated and perforated complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $232
100.00
1012 **   C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", perforated complete set of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
1013 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, stamp of 1r with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1014 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two in vertical pairs, 1r has short one tip of perforation on the left, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1015    C34
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine, used on postcard prepared for First Polar Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk", addressed to Moscow, triangle flight cachet and all appropriate markings, mostly VF
75.00
1016 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1017  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1018  C40
1934, Civil Aviation, trial color imperforated proof of 5k in rose carmine, right sheet margin single, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
1019  C42 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 20k carmine, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 14x10x14x14, top right corner margin single with a part of edge missing, CTO with full OG, VF and rare
5000.00
1020  C42
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 20k in violet, enlarged margins all around, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, LH, VF
1000.00
1021    C41-42
1934, Civil Aviation, two trial color three side margins imperforated proofs of 10k in dark blue and 20k in green, printed on watermarked paper, sent in Moscow from International Chess Tournament of 1936, addressed to E. Nurkas, postmarked on arrival, VF and definitely unique item
3000.00
1022  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
1023  C47 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 20k carmine, printed on paper without watermark, jumbo exemplar in both directions, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
1024 **   C50-52
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1025  C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $505
250.00
1026 */(*)   C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, 5k-20k are unused, expertly regummed, stamp of 30k has full OG, previously hinged, fresh condition overall, VF appearance
200.00
1027 **   C68
1935, Moscow San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 2, full OG, NH, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
750.00
1028  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $650
300.00
1029    C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight through the North Pole, specially printed picture postcard (Portrait of Levanevsky), franked by red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, addressed to Mr. Troyanovsky, Soviet Union Ambassador in the USA, all appropriate markings, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
10000.00
1030 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
100.00
1031  C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $200
100.00
1032  C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet, Moscow "23.11.37" cancellation, full OG, VF
100.00
1033  C76Da
1939, Aviation Day, double blue overprint on 1r brown, neat cancellation, perfect condition, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
1000.00
1034 **   C88 var
1949, Air Routes and Transport Airplanes, 1r black, ultra, gray and red, map of the USSR (gray color) strongly shifted to the top left, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
1035  C92 var
1955, Airplane over Mountains, 2r black and yellowish green, top right corner margin single, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
1036 **   C95 var
1955, red overprint "North Pole-Moscow" on 1r multicolored, a single with no dash of overprint variety, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1037 **   C96, var
1955, red overprint "North Pole-Moscow" on 2r black and green, horizontal pair, right stamp has no dash variety of overprint, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1038 **   C96 var
1955, red overprint "North Pole-Moscow" on 2r black and green, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1039 **   C97 var
1956, North Pole Station, 1r multicolored, omitted yellow color variety, bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
300.00
1040 **   CO4

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge (type III) 600m on Consular stamp of 3r, sheet position 10, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $250 as hinged
150.00
1041  CO7
1922, red surcharge (type III) 1200m on Consular stamp of 2.25r, sheet position 15, full OG (pencil notation), previously hinged, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, C.v. $2,500
600.00
1042 **   E1-3

Special Delivery stamps

1932, Postal Transports, complete set of three in sheet margin pairs, one stamp of 80k has tiny natural paper inclusion, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1043    

Pioneer Flight Covers

March 10, 1923, registered cover from Moscow to Leipzig, prepared to be sent by Moscow - Berlin Air Service, franked by 48 stamps (35 - on reverse), total charge is 1,650rub, boxed violet "Mit Luftpost" marking, in fact it was delivered by rail road due to air mail service interruption, postmarked on arrival (March 16), address partly obliterated, otherwise F/VF
100.00
1044    
April 4, 1923, registered packet from Moscow to Leipzig, prepared to be sent by Moscow - Berlin Air Service, franked by 61 stamps (50 - on reverse), total charge is 1,620rub, boxed violet "Mit Luftpost" marking, delivered by rail road due to air mail service interruption, stamps on front remained uncancelled in Moscow and were marked upon arrival to Leipzig (April 13), address partly obliterated, still F/VF
200.00
1045    
January 30, 1931, DO-X "Dornier" First "Europe - America" Flight cover from Leningrad to USA, franked by 12 Soviet Union adhesives, uprated with Zeppelin South America Flight complete set of two (one - on reverse)upon arrival to Germany, cancelled on board, red and black confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
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500.00
1046    C7-8, 424
October 1-2, 1933, "Bremen" Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by four Soviet Union stamps, posted on Flight Leningrad-Berlin, uprated with six German adhesives upon arrival to Berlin, s/s"Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10-2-1933" arrival postmark, VF and scarce
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400.00